Mia Farrow was the mother of 14 children in her life, but the death of her adopted son Thaddeus at the age of 27 is not the first time the actress has faced the loss of one of her own.

Farrow has 11 surviving children, four by birth and seven adopted. Thaddeus is the third adopted son she has lost.

Thaddeus was found in his vehicle “with life-threatening injuries to him,” according to a police report Wednesday in Connecticut. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The doctor’s office confirmed to PEOPLE that he had suicidal thoughts.

The case does not have a criminal aspect, although it is under investigation.

Thaddeus reportedly lived in Torrington, about 24 miles from where he was found. Public records show that he lived on his mother’s property until a few years ago.

Thaddeus, who contracted polio at an orphanage in India and was left paralyzed from the waist down, was adopted by the actress in 1994, years after Farrow split from her partner Woody Allen.

At the time of a Vanity Fair article in 2013, Thaddeus was studying to be a police officer and offered a glimpse of what it would be like to be adopted by a Hollywood star.

“It was terrifying to be brought into a world of people with different skin colors whose language he didn’t understand,” he said. “The fact that everyone loved me was a new experience that was overwhelming at first.”

Farrow posted a statement in support of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention on Twitter Thursday afternoon.

The statement read: “We are devastated by the loss of Thaddeus, our beloved son, and brother. He was a wonderful and courageous person who overcame so many hardships in his short life. We miss your kind words. If you or someone you love needs help, or If you would like to support a group doing life-saving work, please visit: https://afsp.org/.”

Find out what Farrow’s other children are up to:

Matthew and Sasha Previn

Farrow and her second husband, André Previn, welcomed biological twins in 1970. Matthew, who received his law degrees from Yale and Georgetown, now practices law in New York City. He married attorney Tarnisha Antoinette Graves in 2003. According to Vanity Fair, the couple has two children.

Sascha, a graduate of Fordham University, is a stay-at-home father who cares for his daughter with his second wife, a pediatric cardiologist, Vanity Fair reported. His previous marriage ended in 1995. At the time, he was working as an accountant at a media buying company in New York.

Prevent Lark

In 1973, Farrow and Previn had their first adopted child, a Vietnamese girl named Lark.

In 1991, Lark made headlines when she and her younger sister Daisy were arrested for stealing hundreds of dollars worth of lingerie from a store in Danbury, Connecticut, while attending a prestigious Manhattan all-girls high school.

He died on Christmas Day 2008 at the age of 35. The cause of death was not released, but he had previously been treated at the hospital for AIDS-related pneumonia. Lark had two daughters, Sara and Christine.

Fletcher Previn

Farrow and Previn welcomed their third biological child in 1974. Fletcher graduated from Connecticut College in 2000 and works as an executive assistant at IBM while his wife is a graphic designer, Vanity Fair reported. Fletcher has two daughters and has been described as “protective” of his mother, who even lived next door to Farrow in Connecticut.

Summer “Daisies” Previn

Daisy was born in 1974 and adopted in 1976 by Farrow and Previn from Vietnam. Like her older sister, she had a troubled youth, including being arrested for shoplifting. Daisy dropped out of Wheaton College after one semester and married Lark’s husband’s brother after becoming pregnant. Today she is a construction manager in Brooklyn, married to a musician and has a son from her first marriage.

Bald-Yi Previn

The sixth child added to the Previn family was born in 1970 but adopted in Korea in 1978, just a year before the couple divorced.

Soon-Yi and Allen, who is 35 years her senior, began dating in the late 1980s when the director was in a long-term relationship with Farrow. Enraged by the affair, Farrow and Previn separated her from the family. In her memoir What Falls Away, Farrow describes the girl as a naive child who was corrupted by everyone. Soon-Yi has been married to the director since 1997 and they have two adopted daughters.

Moses Farrow

In 1980, after separating from Previn, Farrow adopted a 2-year-old boy with cerebral palsy from Korea. Woody Allen later adopted Moses in 1991. Moses attended Dalton, an elite preparatory school in Manhattan, before going to Siena College and University. of Conn. She currently lives in Connecticut where she has a family and works as a licensed family therapist.

Moses came to the defense of Allen and Soon-Yi in 2014, separating him from many of his siblings and from Farrow. “My mother taught me to hate my father for breaking up the family and sexually abusing my sister,” Moses told PEOPLE. “And I hated him for her for years. I see now that this was a vindictive way to pay him back for falling in love with Soon-Yi.

Dylan Farrow

Farrow adopted a Texas girl in 1985 and Allen officially adopted Dylan in 1991.

In 2014, Dylan accused Allen of sexually abusing her as a child. He faced backlash, including from his brother Moses, who suggested that his mother planted the idea.

Dylan, who is now a writer, welcomed her first daughter, Evangeline, with her husband in September.

Ronan Farrow

In 1987, after five years of failed attempts to conceive, Farrow and Allen welcomed their son Satchel, who later changed his name to Ronan.

Ronan graduated from Bard College at just 15 years old, making him the youngest graduate in the school’s history. He graduated from Yale Law School in 2009 and also served as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador in the early 2000s. At 25, he was an adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and was named a Rhodes Scholar.

In 2013, it was suggested that Ronan’s father was actually singer Frank Sinatra and not Allen. The accusation was never confirmed.

He anchored the Ronan Farrow Daily on MSNBC from February 2014 to February 2015 and continues to work as an investigative reporter.

Tam Farrow

Farrow adopts a blind Vietnamese girl named Tam a month after learning of Allen and Soon-Yi’s affair.

Tam had a heart condition and died of heart failure in March 2000 at the age of 19.

Isaiah Farrow

Isaiah was adopted the same week as Tam in 1992. In 2012, he accompanied his mother to Time’s 100 Most Influential People party.

According to his now-deleted LinkedIn profile, he attended the University of Connecticut.

Quincy Farrow

Quincy was adopted in 1994 when she was one year old, having been born to “a drug-addled city mom,” according to Ronan in the Vanity Fair article. Her original name was Kaeli-Shea, but she changed her name. She currently attends college in Connecticut.

Frankie Minh Farrow

Farrow adopted Frankie-Minh, a blind Vietnamese girl, in 1995.

 

Source: www.emmacitizen.com

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